Tarot Seed Packets
Inspired by the magic created in the garden, Sow The Magic's tarot-inspired seed packets hold organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated or heirloom seeds that you can plant (along with your intentions) and watch grow into beautiful blooms.
Each envelope contains 15 seeds — see below for individual varieties, each sold separately. All Sow The Magic seeds are sustainably sourced by reputable seed stewards in the USA.
Black Velvet Nasturtium: Inspired by the Five of Pentacles, this packet contains seeds of Tropaeolum Minus (aka Black Velvet Nasturtium), an edible annual with striking dark red / ruby-black flowers. Add unique color to your garden and attract bees with this deer & rabbit-resistant beauty. (Sow outdoors 1-2 weeks after last frost date. Requires full sun to part shade and regular, well-draining soil. 10-12" height.)
The Sunflower (Ring of Fire): Inspired by the Sun card, this packet contains seeds of Helianthus Annuus, an annual sunflower with tall, striking flowers. This variety features dark-centered blooms that measure 4-5" across and gradually fade from a dark red base to golden-yellow tips. (Sow outdoors after last frost. Requires full sun and rich, well-drained soil. 60-72" height.)
The Empress Bee: Inspired by the Empress card, this packet contains seeds of Phacelia Tanacetifolia, an annual that bears subtle purple-blue flowers with curved spikes and attracts several types of bees. This plant is commonly called Bienen-freund, German for “bee’s friend.” (Sow outdoors in early spring, when soil is cool and light frost is still possible. Requires full sun and damp or dry soil. 24" height.)
The Poppy Star: Inspired by the Star card, this packet contains seeds of Papaver Somniferum (aka Chima Poppy), a stunning annual with intense pink to red petals and beautiful double blooms. (Sow outdoors in early spring, when the soil is still cool and light frost is possible. Requires full sun and rich, well-drained soil. 30-36" height.)
Lavender Lovers (Lavender Hyssop): Inspired by the Lovers card, this packet contains seeds of Agastache foeniculum (aka Lavender Hyssop), a perennial herb that provides an abundance of purple flower spikes on top of dark green foliage. Hyssop emits a calming fragrance and makes an excellent cut flower. (Start indoors or direct sow as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Requires part shade with no intense midday heat and light, quick-draining soil. 18-36" height.)
Strength in Echinacea: Inspired by the Strength card, this packet contains seeds of Echinacea Purpurea, a showy perennial that attracts bees, butterflies, and birds. It's a striking addition to the late summer landscape, blooming heavily from July through September. (Sow outdoors just before last frost. Requires full or partial sun and rich, well-draining soil. 2-4' height.)
Black Beauty Tomato: Inspired by the Devil card, this packet contains seeds of Solanum Lycopersicum (aka Black Beauty tomato) to help indulge your dark side. With a black exterior and deep red interior, these tomatoes offer a savory and earthy flavor. (Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost, or sow outdoors in areas with particularly long growing seasons. Requires full sun and fertile soil. Will require a cage, stake, or trellis for support.)
Dark Opal Basil: Inspired by the Judgement card, this packet contains seeds of Ocimum Basilicum (aka Dark Opal basil), an annual herb that enhances both culinary dishes and garden beds with its beautiful deep purple color and aromatic properties. (Sow outdoors 4-6 weeks after last frost, or start indoors 4-6 weeks before transplanting. Requires full sun and rich, well-drained soil. 12-18" height.)
Broadleaf Sage: This packet contains seeds of Salvia Officinalis (aka common sage), a perennial herb that produces dusty green-grey foliage and mauve flowers and has a long history of medicinal and culinary uses. (Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, or sow outdoors after last spring frost. Requires full sun and well-drained soil. 12-24" height.)
Chocolate Mint: Inspired by the Ten of Cups, this packet contains seeds of Mentha Piperita (aka Chocolate Mint), a perennial herb with a bright, refreshing chocolatey-peppermint flavor. (Start indoors and transplant outdoors in late spring, or sow outdoors just before last spring frost. Requires full sun to partial shade and average, well-drained soil. 12-24" height.)
Moon + Stars Watermelon: Inspired by the Eight of Cups, this packet contains seeds of moon + stars watermelon, an annual that provides delicious fruit with sweet pink flesh and black seeds. Its fruit reaches about 15" long and weighs 10-16 lbs.
Calendula: Inspired by the Page of Pentacles, this packet contains seeds of Calendula, a vibrant annual with bright orange and yellow blossoms that evoke feelings of warmth and comfort. Calendula is a great addition to any garden as it's beautiful, medicinal, and even edible. (Sow directly into prepared seed beds in the spring after danger of frost has passed & lightly cover with peat moss. Keep moist until germination. 16" - 24" height.)